Australia is an advert for multi-culturalism, not me: High Commissioner Peter Varghese

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2009 / The Times of India


The Australian High Commission in Delhi doesn’t appear to be a building under siege. It …

Read More

I’m very passionate about supporting the middle path: Karmapa

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2009 / Phayul


By Rashmee Roshan Lall India is downplaying the Chinese incursions but Beijing remains miffed about …

Read More

I should have joined politics at the age of 40: Shashi Tharoor

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2009 / The Times of India


South Block might almost be an architectural metaphor for Shashi Tharoor, PhD, international diplomat for …

Read More

Magic realism tries to bridge borders of hate

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2009 / The Times of India


JAIPUR: This is where the ongoing cultural cold war may have briefly chilled out as …

Read More

Chutney bad for Brand India

by Rashmee

Posted on January 11, 2009 / The Times of India


The boneheaded and the brashly patriotic rejoice at the formal induction of words like ‘chuddies’, …

Read More

Meet Azhar Usman, the ‘bin Laughing’ from Bihar

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2007 / The Times of India


LONDON: One-hundred-and-fifty people are crying tears of laughter in the darkened auditorium in the bowels …

Read More

Can Sarko bring in French revolution?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2007 / The Times of India


LONDON: If the wider world is ever to understand the scale of the challenge facing …

Read More

Sonia lays WWI Indian ghosts to rest

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2006 / The Times of India


YPRES (Belgium): On the 11th hour, of the 11th day (November 11) of the 11th …

Read More

Mauling the monarchy

by Rashmee

Posted on October 3, 2006 / The Times of India


The British royal family may be a joke, but it is not a farce. Despite …

Read More

The Islamic States of America

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2006 / The Times of India


This is the quintessential 9/11 book. Perfect to read—or review—in the week that America and …

Read More

Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK